Waterways 11 - how to remove the recovery partition?


I have created a recovery USB disk and I would like to release some storage by removing the partition reocvery however the HP Recovery Manager doesn't have the function to do. How can I delete the recovery partition?


You can use the 8.1 Windows disk management utility to delete the partition. Right-click the icon to the left of the bottom and select disk management to call the disk management utility in Windows 8.1

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